On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1903

Famous Birthdays

  • RenĂ© Wellek, Czech-American writer (Concepts of Criticism), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRobert Gascoyne-Cecil

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1885-86, 1886-92 and 1895-1902), dies at 73

British Prime Minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
British Prime Minister
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil

1903 Highlights

About August 22, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo